All you need to know about General Anxiety Disorder?

WHAT IS GENERAL ANXIETY DISORDER


General Anxiety Disorder is the excessive uncontrollable and irrational worry about a wide range of issues, events or activities. It will often interfere with daily functioning.


GENERAL ANXIETY DISORDER SYMPTOMS


EXCESSIVE WORRY


Unable to rationalise worrying thoughts even when there is little or no reason to worry.


RESTLESSNESS AND IRRITABILITY


This is caused by a sense of inner tension. When this tension happens, you may get annoyed easily and feel like you need to move around. You find it hard to relax and do the things you enjoy doing. You may also experience crankiness, nervousness, over excitedness or will have very little patience.


TROUBLE SLEEPING/TIRED ALL OF THE TIME


When we go to bed we often lay awake with all the thoughts and worries racing around in our minds mind but the mind and body needs to be in a relaxed state to be able to sleep. Lack of good quality sleep will result in tiredness during the day and in turn heighten anxiety.


EXHAUSTION


Lack of good quality sleep, constant worrying and inner tension will all lead to us feeling exhausted mentally and physically.